Established in 1976, the Friends of Dana-Farber is an all-volunteer organization of more than 1,500 members which provides patient services, educational activities, and fundraising. Funds raised by Friends are allocated for research fellows and treatment programs throughout all divisions and departments at Dana-Farber, including nursing, social services, and pastoral care.
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Inspired by Jean-Georges’ Market, An Evening with Friends will be a night of catered hors d’oeuvres, food and entertainment for a fundraiser benefiting Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. All proceeds directly support cancer research and patient support programs at Dana-Farber.
This Dance Marathon featured four hours of dancing to benefit breast and ovarian cancer research at Dana-Farber.
Patients, survivors, families, and friends gathered at the Bridging the Gap in Breast Cancer event to learn about advances in oncology and integrative therapies such as acupuncture and massage therapy.
Friends of Dana-Farber's 15th annual "Chefs Cooking for Hope" featured delicious food from Boston's top chefs.
Saks Fifth Avenue partners with the Friends of Dana-Farber presented the annual nationwide "Key To The Cure" initiative to fight women's cancers. From October 18 -21, Saks donated 2% of all clothing sales to Dana-Farber's Women's Cancers Program. The Friends of Dana-Farber held a fashionable launch party on the morning of October 18th.
Friends of Dana-Farber held a free community education event. Patients, friends, and families from across New England met to learn the latest in lung cancer research and hear one survivor’s inspiring story. Guest speakers included David Barbie, MD, Medical Oncologist, and Dennis Olson, lung cancer survivor. An art tour followed in the Yawkey Art Gallery.
Friends of Dana-Farber hosted a fabulous wine dinner with Kevin Zraly at the Artists for Humanity Epicenter to honor the spirit of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
This special evening features dinner, live entertainment, and a unique “Off The Wall” art auction to celebrate hope, courage, progress and philanthropy.
This golf tournament at Spring Valley Country Club supports cutting-edge research at Dana-Farber, including the Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology.
In its third year, this Friends event honored Dana-Farber trustee Billy Starr and included a moving musical finale by folk music legend Richie Havens.
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